Society of Biblical Literature

2015 Atlanta

Psychology and Biblical Studies Section

Atlanta, GASBL Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia
November 21-24, 2015

SESSIONS:

S23-343: Biblical Selves in Public and Private

S24-136: Bible and the Brain

S23-343: Biblical Selves in Public and Private

Monday, November 23, 2015, 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Location TBD

Barbara Leung Lai, Tyndale University College and Seminary (Ontario), Presiding

  • Mette Bundvad, University of Copenhagen
    At Play in Potential Space: Reading King Qohelet’s Building Experiment with Winnicott
  • Stuart Lasine, Wichita State University
    Jonah’s Complexes and Our Own: The Roles of Character and Situation in Judging Biblical Personages
  • Jim Wilson, Asbury Theological Seminary
    Dualing Daniels: Evidence Favoring the Unity of the Book of Daniel
  • Ilona Rashkow, Stony Brook University
    Inclusion, Exclusion, and Group Stability in Jewish Rituals: Biblical and Contemporary
  • Kamila Blessing, Blessing Transitions Consulting and Mediation Services
    Femineity in the Gospel of John

S24-136: Bible and the Brain

Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: TBD

Jay Ellens, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Presiding

  • Heather A. McKay, Edge Hill University
    Reading the Bible as Fiction or Soteriological Myth. How the Human Brain Engages with the Bible
  • Adam Tune, The Catholic University of America
    A Bodyguard of Lies: Deception in Samuel-Kings
  • David A. Bosworth, Catholic University of America
    Deities as Mothers and Fathers: Evolutionary Psychology and the Study of Ancient Texts
  • Dan Merkur, University of Toronto
    Review of Rick Strassman’s DMT and the Soul of Prophecy

Business Meeting


 

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